On April 6, 1993, grunge ruled the music scene, but there was something harder, edgier and darker about to take hold as Tool issued their debut album, 'Undertow.' The original foursome of frontman Maynard James Keenan, drummer Danny Carey, guitarist Adam Jones and bassist Paul D'Amour caught the ears of many with something different than the status quo and in the process began a resurgence for heavy music. Our Readers Poll asks you which song from the groundbreaking album 'Undertow' is your favorite and turned you into a Tool fan forever.
Jane's Addiction have enjoyed a storied career that's featured a wealth of great music. In a very short span from the late '80s through the early '90s, they had a string of solid tracks from the 'Nothing's Shocking' and 'Ritual de lo Habitual' albums. Then, over the past decade, they've reunited twice to record new albums. This Readers Poll asks Jane's Addiction fans to let us know what official single from their catalog is your favorite.
It was 1982 when things began to change for heavy metal vets Iron Maiden. The group was in the transition phase, bidding adieu to longtime frontman Paul Di'Anno and welcoming a booming young voice known as Bruce Dickinson from Samson to sing on their new album. Who knew at the time that their first disc with Dickinson, 'The Number of the Beast,' would turn into one of the premiere metal albums of all-time? The record dropped in stores in March of 1982 and this Readers Poll asks you which song from the disc was your favorite track.
My Chemical Romance shockingly have announced their breakup. The band, who formed in New Jersey in late 2001 just after the 9/11 attacks, enjoyed a very successful run that saw them become one of the more creatively ambitious rock outfits of the last decade. Our Readers Poll asks you, the My Chemical Romance fans, to reflect on their career and let us know which of their songs was your favorite.
It was March 22, 1987, when Anthrax released the album that would change their career. The group had built a decent following with their first two albums, but 'Among the Living' would arguably prove to be their biggest and most popular record, so much so that the band even reunited the 'Among the Living' lineup for a tour back in 2005 and is playing the entire album on the 2013 Metal Alliance Tour. This Readers Poll asks you to tell us which song off the classic 'Among the Living' album is your favorite.
Pantera were still in the prime of their career in 2000 when their 'Reinventing the Steel' album arrived. Sadly, the disc would prove to be the band's final studio album, but it remains a significant piece of the tremendous legacy the band left behind. In this Readers Poll, we ask you, the fans, to pick your favorite song off 'Reinventing the Steel.'
It's been an interesting ride for the Smashing Pumpkins, with founding member, guitarist and frontman Billy Corgan there for the entire journey. The veteran rockers have essentially existed in two forms with each version of the band continuously creating and evolving while active. Our Readers Poll question asks you, the fans, which Smashing Pumpkins album from their storied career is your favorite.
Disturbed have been one of the dominant musical forces of the 21st century when it comes to hard rock and metal, kicking our collective asses with 'The Sickness' and leaving us wanting more with 'Asylum' before they decided to take a bit of a hiatus from recording. In this Readers Poll, we reflect on the work the band has done and challenge you to determine which of Disturbed's albums is their best.